Displaying 1 - 8 of 8.
Water experts criticized Sudan’s former positions in negotiations with Egypt and Ethiopia over the Renaissance Dam, saying the positions amounted to political games as opposed to serving the country’s strategic interests.  These experts further warned that if the new government under the leadership...
A number of human rights organizations released a joint statement, expressing their concern about the increase of arrests and detainments throughout Egypt after the protests on September 20th.  The organizations stated that operations to kidnap and arbitrarily detain protesters, activists, lawyers...
On Friday evening, protests calling for the downfall of the regime broke out in several Egyptian cities and continued until early Saturday morning.  However, most of the Egyptian media didn’t mention them.  Their coverage came in different forms: ignoring the protests, reporting inaccurately that...
In a statement on Sunday, the United States called on Iraqi's government to hold early elections, to carry out electoral reforms and to stop using violence against the protesters. The White House expressed its profound concerns declaring "The United States is seriously concerned by continued...
Tunisians vote on Sunday in the second presidential elections since the 2011 uprising to determine the successor of the late Mohamed Beji Caid Essebsi [Muhammad al-Bājī Qā’id as-Sibsī], who died in January of this year. While a diverse group of 26 candidates representing various factions of...
Inspired by Tunisian Muhammad Bu‘Āzīzī, who burned himself and thereby triggered the Tunisian “Jasmine Revolt,” several Egyptians have set themselves ablaze during the last week. “Egypt has not witnessed this phenomenon before, and never saw murder and killings like now,” said Shaykh Salāh ‘Abū...
The Egyptian Gazette reports that Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood groups says that the same reasons and motivations that caused the recent uprising in Tunisia are present in Egypt, as well. They perceive the Tunisian developments as a message to oppressive Arab leaders and call the Egyptian government...
  The article discusses the Tunisia inspired self-torching in Egypt, which has so far been limited to Muslim men. It emphasized that “all the divine religions condemn a person, who commits suicide as a non-believer”. Furthermore, the article at hand points out that since the Tunisia events suicide...
Subscribe to